Meet Mazie and Scott! These two were an absolute joy to work with! We did their engagements during my busiest time of the year for family and mini sessions and they were willing to drive from Provo to Farmington for their session last minute so I could fit them in! I so appreciate that! They were so easy going and fun to work with. I just think the world of these two!
Here is their love story!
We met January 2016, my first semester at BYU after my mission, in the same ward. Scott was assigned to be my home teacher and we became good friends.
In February Scott called and asked me on a group date to go see Divine Comedy at BYU. Afterwards we went back to our apartment complex and played ping-pong together (Scott beat me). Then I gave him a spontaneous singing lesson!
For our second date we went on a tandem bike ride to Utah Lake and on the way back we stopped at a swing that is next to Provo River. The day of the proposal we went on another bike ride down the same path. On the way back from Utah Lake we stopped at the same swing and our family had set up a fancy lunch on the picnic table. Our little siblings were dressed up and gave us our menus. Behind my menu was a letter Scott had typed up. As I read it, his sisters brought out two dozen red roses and the ring box. Scott then proposed and I said YES! Then we enjoyed our delicious lunch. It was perfect and he totally surprised me!
We both agree that our relationship was very serendipitous! I had just gotten home from my mission in November and neither of us were looking for a relationship. I felt drawn to move to the apartment complex where we lived. And we both felt drawn to each other. The end of March we began exclusively dating, after we had already made a habit of seeing each other everyday 🙂
Homework. Just kidding, although it has taken up a large part of our time together. We like hiking, going on walks, talking, making and eating food, watching old tv shows, going on spontaneous adventures, and doing the simple and ordinary things of everyday life together.
Yes, we both are attending BYU. I am studying Elementary Education and Scott is studying Exercise Science, for Physical Therapy.
Scott works as an AV Install technician and helps install systems and fix problems in classrooms across campus. Mazie works as an operator for BYU, answering questions and transferring calls.
I love looking into her eyes, I love seeing the amazing spirit that is in her, she has a wonderful countenance, she loves God, and she honors the covenants that she has made with Him. She is a nurturer, teacher, and friend. So basically I am just saying I love all of her.
I love that Scott is spontaneous and makes life an adventure. He loves life and also knows how to work hard. I am always inspired by his perspective on life and I admire his desire to follow Jesus Christ. He turns outward and is constantly serving others. I am grateful for how thoughtful he is and always finds little ways to serve me. He is absolutely wonderful.
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